top of page


Updated: Oct 3, 2022

Ashley Hamer is a science writer and podcaster who hosts the award-winning Curiosity Daily podcast from Discovery and her show, Taboo Science. She’s also a former scriptwriter for the science YouTube channel SciShow. As a science communicator, Ashley has a passion for getting others excited about everything from physics and astronomy to psychology and exercise science to all the weird things plants can do.

She has also served as a board member of Women Thinking Inc., a nonprofit devoted to promoting science to women and families.

Ashley hails from the redwoods of Northern California and is also a professional saxophonist, a Boston-qualified marathon runner, and a cat person.

Click on the links below to watch videos of the interview with Ashley Hamer.

Recent Posts

See All


bottom of page